Tag: custom

Nov
15

Tristan MK II WIP 1

Got some decent work done on this project over the weekend. I began at the feet, deciding that instead of using the Tristan feet with MKII polycaps, I would use the Tristan “shoes” with the MKII feet.  This modification wasn’t […]

Sep
13

Completed Project: MG GM Quel – “Blue Angel-esque”

Mission…complete. Here we have the MG GM Quel, “Blue Angel-esque”.   Now this build has been an experience; overall good, but with it’s share of annoyances. The biggest learning experience with this kit was definitely the airbrushing; this is my […]

Sep
04

MG GM Quel – Painted and Ready for Top Coating and Final Details

It’s been a wild ride, learing the airbrush the last few weeks, having several little things go wrong (parts breaking after painting, paint messing up here and there, parts vanishing, etc), but here it is, ready for top coating. My […]

Aug
19

MG GM Quel – Detail Update 3

All primed up and ready for paint!  

Aug
17

MG GM Quel – Detail Update 2

Been a few weeks since I’ve updated the project, and that’s because I’ve been rather busy. Not just on the build, but with life in general.     As to what I’ve been doing with the GM…I can’t help but […]

Jul
29

MG GM Quel – Detail Update 1

Finally getting back to working on the Quel a bit.  I’ve struggled to get a solid idea on exactly what I’m going for here, so I’m just more or less running with whatever happens to seem right at the time. […]

Jul
10

MG GM Quel – Custom Rifle Update 4

Nearly done!  At this point, after adding the nice grip to the fore end, I think I’m at the stage where I’ll be doing final touch-ups. Details are pretty much complete!  

Jul
07

MG GM Quel – Custom Rifle Update 3

Finally got some more detail work done on my custom GM Quel rifle this week. Added details to the magazine and to the fore end.   Pretty much done with it, though I’m probably going to add to the fore […]

Jun
25

MG GM Quel – Custom Rifle Update 2

Been working on this for most of the evening, trying a few things that worked, a few that didn’t.  As it stands, I’ve mainly got to add some details to the long, smooth fore end, and I’m considering redoing the […]

Jun
24

MG GM Quel – Custom Rifle Update 1

Finally getting back to this project after a much-too-long break from it. Focusing primarily on the custom-built rifle right now, and managed to add some more details to it tonight. Hopefully I’ll be making use of that template to good […]